[post_page_title]Bubba actor, Mykelti Williamson couldn’t get a job after Forrest[/post_page_title]
Remember how Bubba talked funny and had a bit of lip deformity?
Well, other people in the entertainment industry didn’t realize that he was wearing a prosthetic lip device during filming and therefore didn’t recognize him from his previous acting jobs (Williamson was on over 10 shows before he did Forrest Gump). Once Williamson was on Letterman and was able to explain to the world what the situation, casting directors were more inclined to see him. Williamson eventually landed roles in films like Heat and Con Air.
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